Salsa With Silvia 4 Kids

After school & weekend dance classes, dance camps and parties for kids in Columbia Heights, DC – Latin dance, ballet, modern, creative movement, jazz and more; kids learn to dance through fun & games!

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LEAD TEACHER (EARLY CHILDHOOD/ PRE-K) FOR SPRING & SUMMER CAMPS

The Salsa With Silvia studio is the number one and largest Latin Dance studio in the DMV. The Studio’s program for children offers a variety of dance styles such as ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, tap, Latin and hip hop as well as two full time camp programs (Spring & Summer).

The Studio is looking to hire a Full time Lead teacher/educator who has experience working with kids ages 4 to 7. The ideal candidate would currently work in the school system at Pre-K level. The Candidate will be required to work full time during the Spring & Summer Camp 2018. Spring Camp takes place March 26 to March 30, 2018 and Summer Camp takes place June 18 – August 17, 2018.

Job Description:

  • Serve as a full-time Lead educator and during Spring and/or Summer kids camps at the Studio’s facility.
  • Work with the team of Instructors to make sure all the activities are being completed as scheduled.
  • The ideal candidate will lead at least 50% of the activities in Spanish.
  • Create a structured lesson plan for dance and/or educational, arts & crafts activities for         every week for the duration of this Agreement.
  • Coordinate plans with the camp team and Studio owner.
  • Organize and guide and/or assist students into activities such as: morning circle time, outdoor activities, breakfast, lunch, snack, educational activities, arts & crafts time, story time, dance activities and more.
  • Help other instructors during activities that they are leading.
  • Music/Dance background is a plus

Requirements:

  • Bachelors diploma
  • Bachelor Degree Early Childhood Education or closely related field preferred.
  • Native Spanish speaker or fluent in Spanish.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with children in a classroom setting, preferably preschool age.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various stages of social, emotional and intellectual development.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Join our Salsa with Silvia Studio Family today! For more information about Salsa with Silvia please visit our website http://www.salsawithsilvia4kids.com

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15-$18/hour (Depending on experience)

Job location: The Salsa With Silvia dance studio, 3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20010

HOW TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume. A phone call is encouraged. If you are selected you will be asked to attend an interview at the studio.

DANCE INSTRUCTOR

ABOUT THE STUDIO: The Salsa With Silvia studio is the number one and largest Latin Dance studio in the DMV. The studio’s program for children offers a variety of dance styles such as ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, tap, Latin and hip hop.  The studio is looking to hire a part time dance instructor for kids ages 0 to 12. More information about the classes and schedule can be found at: http://www.salsawithsilvia4kids.com

The studio also offers full day spring and summer dance camp during which part time and/or full time instructors, assistants and teachers are needed. The candidate should specify in their application if they want to be considered for the dance camp positions. More information about the camp programs is also available on the studio’s web site.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: As a kids dance instructor, the candidate(s) will be responsible for:

  • Participate in the preparation of class curriculum for the semester.
  • Be prepared for each class; the instructor has to be very clear on what will be covered in each class and be ready with warm up & stretching exercises, music, activities, talking points and more.
  • Making sure the students are focused during the class and be flexible and creative as to how to engage their attention.
  • Come up with a reward system for students that do well during class.
  • Communicate with the parents about the progress the children are making during the semester and what they need to focus on.
  • Prepare a short choreography for the recital for the end of each semester, teach it and guide the kids during the recital performance.
  • If the candidate works part time or full time during spring and summer dance camps, they will participate with dance instruction, educational activities, outdoor time, light cleaning duties and more.

DESIRED QUALITIES: Ideal candidates would have:

  • At least 3 years of dance background in one or more dance styles (performing, teaching, training, studying dance).
  • Ability to quickly adapt and learn new styles of dance.
  • Prior experience teaching and working with children.
  • Must be energetic, able to quickly come up with ideas as to how to engage the children’s attention.
  • Must be responsible and reliable. Arriving at least 10 minutes prior to the class is required.
  • Should have a current CPR certification and basic insurance for bodily injuries and liability.

Salary: $25 per class (45 to 60 minutes) when teaching as the main instructor. $15 per class (45 to 60 minutes) for assisting another dance instructor.  $15 – $20/hour for part time or full time spring and/or summer camp teachers/assistants (salary based on experience). In addition the candidate will be eligible to take all group dance classes offered by the studio.

Job location: The Salsa With Silvia dance studio, 3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20010

HOW TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume. A phone call is encouraged. If you are selected you will be asked to attend an interview at the studio.

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR/SUB INSTRUCTOR:

ABOUT THE STUDIO: The Salsa With Silvia studio is the number one and largest Latin Dance studio in the DMV. The studio’s program for children offers a variety of dance styles such as ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, tap, Latin and hip hop.  The studio is looking to hire part time assistant/instructor sub for dance classes for kids ages 0 to 12.. More information about the classes and schedule can be found at: http://www.salsawithsilvia4kids.com

The studio also offers full day spring and summer dance camp during which part time and/or full time instructors, assistants and teachers are needed. The candidate should specify in their application if they want to be considered for the dance camp positions. More information about the camp programs is also available on the studio’s web site.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: As an assistant/sub instructor the candidate(s) will be responsible for:

  • Communicating with the instructor prior to the class about the material covered during the class.
  • Be very active in preparing the material for the classes and suggesting ideas.
  • Making sure the children are executing the assigned exercises properly, correcting their posture, etc.
  • Helping the instructor with props needed for the class.
  • Communicating with the children and participating actively during the class by guiding the students and demonstrating the moves.
  • Making sure the students are focused and listening to the instructor.
  • If the candidate works part time or full time during spring and summer dance camps, they will participate with dance instruction, educational activities, outdoor time, light cleaning duties and more.

DESIRED QUALITIES: Ideal candidates would have:

  • Dance background in one or more dance styles.
  • Must love to work with kids.
  • Must be energetic, able to quickly come up with ideas as to how to engage the children’s attention.
  • Must be responsible and reliable. Arriving at least 10 minutes prior to the class is required.
  • Should have a current CPR certification and basic insurance for bodily injuries and liability.

Salary: $15 per class (45 to 60 minutes) for assistant dance instructors. $25 per class (45 to 60 minutes) when candidate has to substitute for an instructor. $15 – $20/hour for part time or full time spring and/or summer camp teachers/assistants (salary based on experience). In addition the candidate will be eligible to take all group dance classes offered by the studio.

Job location: The Salsa With Silvia dance studio, 3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20010

HOW TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume. A phone call is encouraged. If you are selected you will be asked to attend an interview at the studio.